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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: Bridge question. Got my new bridge today.


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SWT60 - Posted - 01/28/2019:  08:37:16


Sullivan roasted maple, Crowe spacing. The ebony top is wider and flatter than I expected. Should this be more of a rounded? or knife edge? Or is it good to go. Thanks

SWT60 - Posted - 01/28/2019:  09:24:48


I have it on the banjo now. Seems fine the way it is. It sure did change the tone of the banjo. I think I'm going to like this bridge.

SWT60 - Posted - 01/28/2019:  11:46:12


Wow! With all the improvements I've made to the parts, this has become a sweet banjo (Iida 230, aluminum pot, made in Japan). New 5 Star head, Presto type tailpiece, Sullivan roasted maple bridge, bone nut and Gotoh geared 5th peg. It really rings now and the notes are more clear. I am really enjoying it now.

Bill H - Posted - 01/29/2019:  03:43:17


A bridge can make all the difference in clarity and tone.

SWT60 - Posted - 01/29/2019:  05:54:15


Yes, so I'm finding out. I've learned a lot of new things here.

Played guitar for 45+ years, but only picked up a banjo a few times, until I found this in a pawn shop. So I'm learning the banjo at 60.

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